Losing your keys is harmless, but some mental slip-ups could actually be serious
Older adults who perform poorly on the Memory Binding Test (MBT) are at increased risk of developing amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) and dementia, new research suggests.
It's not just good for your physical health: regular exercise and physical fitness can dramatically improve your cognitive health as well.
There is little doubt that the gradual decline in memory and cognitive function that can be the first signs of impending dementia and Alzheimer's disease is one of the most serious health problems facing millions of aging adults in most western societies. What is even more staggering is that many people view this potentially fatal decline as acceptable, in spite of the well documented nutritional and scientific studies showing that many memory lapses are not considered a normal part of aging and can be prevented by adopting healthy lifestyle practices at any age.
The fictional character Jason Bourne is a covert intelligence operative who survives an intense mind control "reprogramming" process to become a government assassin. After being shot while on an assassination mission, he forgets his identity and tries to rediscover his true past. That's the storyline of the Bourne series of motion pictures.
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Low energy, poor memory and attention deficit disorders are at epidemic proportions in our modern society. Weakened brain function affects all areas of our life including, business productivity; interpersonal relationships and overallperspective. It's no wonder that depression is linked to a sick brain.
A review of 14 separate studies has shown that chemicals can reduce memory and the ability to process information quickly.
The adage “use it or lose it” has led many aging adults to work on crossword puzzles, participate in web activities for memory improvement and do mental exercises to challenge cognition.